Health, Safety & Environment

Crude Oil , Health, Safety & Environment

US Offshore Oil Output to Restart After Pipeline Fix

On Aug. 11, a Shell-operated pipeline leaked approximately 2 bbl of oil into the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

August 15, 2022

Liquefied Natural Gas , Health, Safety & Environment

US Questioned Cheniere Pollution Controls During LNG Plant Permitting

Cheniere Energy in June asked the Biden administration for an exemption from new curbs to be imposed later this year on emissions of cancer-causing chemicals like formaldehyde and benzene, which the Environmental Protection Agency is currently deciding.

August 12, 2022

Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment

Fire Breaks Out Abroad Equinor's Castberg FPSO at Norway Yard

Equinor's Castberg FPSO, located in the Arctic Johan Castberg oilfield, is expected to onstream in fourth-quarter 2024.

August 11, 2022

Health, Safety & Environment

Freeport LNG Retracts Force Majeure, Widening Losses for Gas Buyers

After declaring a force majeure following a site explosion in June, Freeport LNG retracted it, instead citing human error as the cause of the explosion.

August 10, 2022

Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment , ESG

Energy ESG 2.0: The Evolution of a Megatrend

The concept of ESG in the energy sector continues to evolve amid increasing backlash as discussion around energy security takes center stage.

August 10, 2022

Health, Safety & Environment , Midstream

US Coast Guard Responds to Oil Spill in Terrebonne Bay, Louisiana

The U.S. Coast Guard reported that less than 14,000 gallons of crude oil spilled from an oil tank platform failure in Louisiana.

August 9, 2022

Exploration & Production , Health, Safety & Environment

Operators Urged to Brace for ‘Above-normal’ Atlantic Hurricane Season

BSEE is requiring oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico to include a reporting schedule for hurricane and storm evacuations.

August 4, 2022

Influential Women , Health, Safety & Environment , Shale Plays

Women in Energy: Morgan Hager, Chesapeake Energy

Today’s featured 25 Influential Women in Energy honoree is Morgan Hager, vice president of health, safety, environment and regulatory at Chesapeake Energy based in Oklahoma City.

July 18, 2022

Conferences , Health, Safety & Environment , Energy Transition

OTC 2022: Standardization is the Key to Surviving the Energy Transition

“We have to strive to eliminate customization for the sake of customization and truly apply where there is value in the approach,” Raymond Jones, vice president of LNG projects, Exxon Mobil, said in a standardization panel at the 2022 OTC.

May 6, 2022

Health, Safety & Environment , Pipelines

API Enhances Pipeline Safety with Two Updated Standards

Federal regulators, including the PHMSA, have recently put renewed focus on leak detection for natural gas and liquid pipelines, which API’s two revised liquid pipeline leak detection standards support.

May 3, 2022